Jack Draper of Germany on Wednesday outclassed Simon Yibarak of Sweden 6-3, 6-4 to advance to quarter finals of the ongoing International Tennis Federation (ITF) sponsored championship, tagged Dayak Open.
Similarly, France’s Angele Floyed floored his opponent, Nigerian-born Musa Mohammed 6-1, 6-2 to advance to next stage.
Also in the centre court, in a match that could be called a “Nigerian affairs game” saw Joseph Uboh decimate his Nigerian compatriot, Emmanuel Audu 6-2, 6-2 to make his himself very relevant in the championship.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments are incorporated into the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, enabling young professionals to progress to the ATP challenger Tour and ultimately the full ATP World Tour. (NAN)